Divas Match Cut From SmackDown?

Was the Divas match that was set to air on this week’s SmackDown cut from the broadcast?

That could well be the case, as on the first versions of the show to hit the internet, the match featuring Eva Marie vs. Alicia Fox is nowhere to be seen.

These broadcasts cut Eva Marie’s singles debut, the ending of which was a controversial topic among Diva fans, to say the least.

However, there is still a chance that the match could air on the US broadcast.

RELATED: SmackDown Spoilers: February 14th, 2014

Were you looking forward to seeing the match?

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  • Javontae Jones

    Is there any other way we could view it.

    • shameronstar

      Someone one could have recorded it on a camera.

  • Nathan Anthony Iredale

    Even though I didn’t really want to watch it as my beautiful foxy was beaten by her, I was still curious as to how Eva would cope under singles competition… Guess it was filmed for Total Divas?

  • shameronstar

    Was it so bad that they actually had to edit the entire match out the show? If that’s the case someone in booking needs to be fired for even making the match to begin with!

  • WweRules32

    Chances are wwe will put this match on the wwe app

  • C.J.

    Well, for what it is worth, I don’t ever want to see Eva Marie again. She has a very big head for someone who has absolutely no wrestling experience. C ya.

  • Tenzen

    By the video I’ve seen, they replayed Raw’s tag team match.
    Honestly.. I think is better

    Better for Eva, that should have more (A LOT MORE) time to prepare.. and better to my dear Foxy, who deserves better than jobbing like this..

    But changing subject, the catfight between Summer and Emma was fun. Hope to see they face off very soon :)

    • redsandman99

      I’m thinking they’re gonna do Santino and Emma vs Summer and Fandango at Elimination Chamber.

  • redsandman99

    I honestly agree with it being cut (assuming it won’t air on TV tonight or the app or something like that). Look, I’m not an Eva fan but WWE is still doing her no favors by putting her in situations she’s not ready for. She don’t have the natural likeability of Ashley Massaro which would allow her to be over with crowds while bumbling along. Her matches need to be limited to house shows or NXT or something where they can try to work out the kinks and not keep exposing her the way she already has been.

    • Leor Du Temps

      Ashley Massaro was over?! But you know Eva Marie has heat. I’m sure a lot of people want to see a Diva kick her ass!

      • redsandman99

        I remember the crowds liking Ashley so yeah I’d say she was over. Eva’s got heat but I don’t buy it as heel heat. It only seemed to start once everyone saw how bad she was in the ring and it’s more along the lines of “omg no go away”.

        • Tenzen

          Agreed. Even when she tries to act as a face, she gets booed

          • Leor Du Temps

            it’s a Bo Dallas clone. Maybe not because he’s a good wrestler.
            I don’t know but I have this impression her gimmick is “I am the worst wrestler in the world and I’m here to annoyed you all” XD

          • FearTheSpear

            I feel that’s the only gimmick, at this point, that she can pull off

  • Leor Du Temps

    Maybe they keep this match for Total Divas :x

  • Username

    The international show just replayed the Raw match. It seemed like that was just there to kill time. It’s possible that they still may use that time for the Smackdown match on the US broadcast. Or they could replay the Main Event match so more people have a chance to actually see what a good showing Natalya and Aksana had together.

    • redsandman99

      That Natalya and Aksana match should have been filmed for Smackdown quite frankly. I’d be all for them replaying it though. More people should see that match.

  • Lily

    Smackdown is usually cut down in most other countries versions of Smackdown. If they do cut it from the US broadcast, it would be great because ch …

    • Looking Glass

      Aren’t they the same? SmackDown is taped full stop, there’s no international version edited down.

      • OJ Von Erich

        No, not always, the International one is usually condensed into a 1 hour show.

        • Looking Glass

          Oh okay, I’m pretty sure the UK one is the same? I’ve never know it to be so short.

  • Floss

    Well from what I’m watching they replaced it with the match from Monday’s Raw. On the plus side it means Alicia’s humiliation is decreased just a little bit more. I want Eva Marie to be good but please for the love of God, put her on NXT

  • OJ Von Erich

    I think we can all safely presume that it was filmed for Total Divas, they’ve cut divas matches from SmackDown in the past too.

    It’s THIS you should be worried about though…

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BgZrguMCAAIiOkF.jpg

    • #?ll??d?????????g

      Is this real!?

      • Wrestling.fan.from.France

        No

    • Leor Du Temps

      Pitié non!

    • FearTheSpear

      wait what? please for the love of everything beautiful in the world tell me this isn’t real. please!

      • Wrestling.fan.from.France

        No thank God it’s not!

        • FearTheSpear

          THANK GOD! it was about to be a SAD SAD SAD SAD valentine’s day lol

    • shameronstar

      If they did do a 8 person tournament for number 1 contendership who would be the 8 divas?

      • #?ll??d?????????g

        Alicia
        Eva
        Aksana
        Nikki Bella
        Brie Bella
        Natalya
        Naomi
        Cameron

        ?

        • #?ll??d?????????g

          That leaves Summer, Rosa and Tamina. Tamina is with AJ, Summer is busy with Emma and Rosa is Rosa.

          • shameronstar

            You could replace Naomi with Summer or Tamina since the only reason they would do this is to correct the whole Naomi being injured thing. Summer could do it since she’s the newest Total Diva or Tamina could do it to fill out a spot for AJ to get an automatic win if Tamina wins the tournament. Although, if Tamina were to win I would definitely build up Tamina and AJ having problems with Tamina secretly wanting the title.

        • Leor Du Temps

          Tamina is the last one.

        • FearTheSpear

          I’d rather Rosa and/or Tamina be put in that match instead of Eva Marie. I just really don’t think she’s even ready for a shot at the title

      • Username

        Nikki
        Brie
        Natalya
        Alicia Fox
        Aksana
        Naomi
        Cameron
        Summer Rae

    • The Review Fox

      If that is to be a real thing, then it’s not even Alicia I’m even worried about at this point, it would be the Divas Championship.
      It would blatantly highlight the ‘value’-not-, that they place on the prestige of the Title.
      That they’d even THINK to include Eva in a Divas Championship Tournament (if there is to be one), when she hasn’t even had her first televised match. That’s what disturbs me!

    • JillianHallTNA

      where did u get this pic?

    • lushiebaby

      Is this hypothetical or is this legit? Why would they already have a graphic like this for Raw when Smackdown hasn’t aired yet?

    • BorisG

      hmm… Foxy would get the win for sure.

  • WomenWrestlingRevolution 014

    Oh, jeez

  • FearTheSpear

    bet money that they air it on TD make it seem like Eva Marie is some type of wrestling genuis. They did it with her debut match and that one where she pinned tamina after all. (-_-’)

    • Username

      The way they handled her debut match on that show made it seem like she did great. Where is the drama in that? Especially considering the match was supposedly done to embarrass her because she wasn’t popular backstage.

      • FearTheSpear

        exactly! but E! doesn’t want one of their stars humiliated. WWE probably wanted the least exposure on backstage politics anyway. My opinion? if you don’t want exposure, don’t produce a reality tv show

        • Username

          Unless of course if it’s pissing yourself in public.

          • FearTheSpear

            yup. definitely a huge double standard in the company which is eff’ed up because Nattie had been there longer, is a former champ and has paid her dues, but that goes to show you what WWE actually values in the divas division (-_-’)

  • SavNguyen #InternationalWoman

    If Ashley’s matches were almost capable of making me want to kill myself but still aired, I can’t imagine how bad this must’ve been. Lol…..

    • BorisG

      Please don’t imagine lol…

  • The Review Fox

    If it is cut from SmackDown, I’m thrilled! <3
    It may be a case of 'Jumping from the frying pan, into the fire though.', wanting to make Eva's push live at Alicia's expense.

  • SavNguyen #InternationalWoman

    ok why not just make Eva a manager. She obviously gets heat from the crowd so pairing her up with someone who doesn’t get much of a reaction, would be better for everyone lol

    • Leor Du Temps

      Yep, no every diva should be a wrestler.

      • JJ? #HoneyCaramelDiva

        Not every diva should be obligated to. Take Stacy Keibler, who wanted to remain as a manager until she was pushed to be a wrestler.

        Hopefully Lana and Renee Young stay where they are.

  • Philip27

    I don’t think it will be cut, because it’s on the 5-point preview that WWE has…

    • Username

      Oh dear.

      “After impressing in recent months in tag team action, will the radiant
      redhead be able to hang with dangerous veteran Alicia Fox?”

      • JJ? #HoneyCaramelDiva

        LAWD!!

      • FearTheSpear

        impressing?

      • Leor Du Temps

        “After IMPRESSING in recent months…” I can’t :’)

      • BorisG

        At least they made one point clear – Alicia is veteran.
        Eva impressing, hell no.

        • MrMexican99

          They call Alicia a veteran, but yet they can’t treat her like one. -.-

          • BorisG

            Sadly.

      • Philip27

        WWE is trolling us… That’s for sure…

    • FearTheSpear

      how come when i click on it, it gives me two of the same page?

      • Philip27

        I don’t know my friend… What do you mean?

        • FearTheSpear

          When i went on wwe.com and went through the preview article it gave me 2 of the same preview pages, but it doesn’t matter now i got the full preview on the app :)

          • Philip27

            Wierd… When I checked, it had it… Now it doesn’t, it got replaced by the Wyatts…

  • JJ? #HoneyCaramelDiva

    You’d think a dark match or something would have replaced this instead, but a replay of a RAW match? If that happens, the editing group has to be geniuses.

  • Alexander Maruvladori

    Why is Eva still on this Roster? Its just insulting to the Divas Division.

    • JJ? #HoneyCaramelDiva

      She’s being pushed as a Diva Search winner. That’s why.

      • Alexander Maruvladori

        Despite winning a contest or not, Its still doesn’t justify your existence in WWE. If its that easy to win the Diva search than this is just pathetic and this is why the divas are so looked down upon. Its infuriating.

    • BorisG

      Why was she signed is beyond me… JoJo really is better than her.

      • Alexander Maruvladori

        Agreed.

      • Jtiera

        I miss JoJo too. I happy they actually see potential in her.

  • Kyle White

    probably for the better if we don’t see Eva wrestle a singles match

  • Mariah_Scarey

    Can’t say I’m mad.

  • Leor Du Temps

    Aksana, I don’t hate you but if THIS is the result of Naomi’s injury I CURSE YOUUUUUUUUUUU!!! >_<

  • lushiebaby

    I’m sick and tired of reading comments saying that they don’t want to see this match.. For god sakes, at least it isn’t The Bellas vs Aj and Tamina for the umpteenth time! Eva Marie may be pretty terrible in the ring, but at least we are seeing something new.

    • Mariah_Scarey

      No.

    • SavNguyen #InternationalWoman

      what good is something new if its terrible…..thats just silly

      • lushiebaby

        She’s new to the business, she’s not going to get better if they never use her. I know they could send her to NXT but she’s on Total Divas, and is part of the success that it has had over the past few months

        • Alexander Maruvladori

          She’s really not all that new anymore. Think about it, Total Divas was released in July. They start recording about 6 months prior. I highly doubt she just walked in to WWE without any training. So she has been in WWE for about a year in a half. On top of that, she has to be training everyday and if not then thats her fault. New tot he company is a few months not a year.

          • lushiebaby

            I’m pretty sure she walked in without any training. E! probably picked JoJo and Eva to be part of the cast on the show. WWE probably only has Natalya as part of the cast to help train those divas. One year is still pretty new. Especially when you know very little about wrestling, or what it is about.

          • Greg Lee

            Sorry, but her being new just no longer flies as an excuse. She’s been here since July, that’s 7 months now. It was at this point in time that Christy Hemme was having matches. It was around this point in time that Naomi was having matches. Michelle McCool was having matches 3-4 months into her career. And neither of them look or in this case sound as bad as this.
            They came in with no training as well and while they weren’t exactly putting on 5* matches, at least they showed some potential, something to build on in the future.
            I have no such hope with Eva Marie. She’s more closer to a Rosa Mendes than a Trish Stratus/Kaitlyn/Eve Torres.

          • lushiebaby

            Oh sorry I didn’t know you were a wrestling professional. “no longer an excuse” Come on now. Rosa Mendes still is pretty green in the ring and she’s been around for 5 years now. It’s not her fault she’s being told to get in the ring. The Bellas also just started to recently step up their game. Give Eva a break.

    • BorisG

      I just want to see the match so others can really see how baad Eva in is in the ring.

      • lushiebaby

        That’s kind of why I want to see it. I want to see Eva’s in ring progression. Obviously, by the comments I can tell it’s far from great.

    • Username

      This is like saying it would be better for me to fight Randy Orton for the title at the next pay per view because at least it won’t be Orton vs Cena again.

      • lushiebaby

        Well you fans need to stop with you out of proportioned expectations for the divas division.. You fans complain when divas get no time, but when they do and the match may not be up to your “standards” you are still whining away on the internet.. I’m just so tired of seeing it.

        • Mariah_Scarey

          You have got to be shitting me……

        • Username

          That’s assuming that a terrible segment is better than no segment at all. I would have gladly done without any diva sightings at that Raw Country show if it meant Musical Chairs never happened.

          • lushiebaby

            Accept the fact that WWE is not the same as it was anymore. I think it’s pretty idiotic that fans think they are going to see some blockbuster divas matches out of the divas that they have. The only diva out of them all that I could see setting the bar higher for the divas (who already has) is AJ (and Natalya but McMahon hates the Harts for some reason). She is the only current diva that knows her history about the business and what it means to be a champion.

          • Username

            So we can’t hope for a decent middle ground at all? Its either “blockbuster” divas matches or a match that needs to be restarted over and over again because one of the participants doesn’t know what she is doing?

          • lushiebaby

            You’re saying besides this match all diva matches today are blockbuster? There are definitely decent matches as of late, but just because one is shitty doesn’t mean you should mope about it.

          • Randumo

            They were probably expecting that musical chairs to be as good as this one.

            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQgSGPBaRWI

          • BorisG

            Oh AJ was in it, sure it was soo much better and that’s why she wasn’t in that ‘disaster’ on Raw country, but was in hell competitive match against Vickie. Please.

          • Randumo

            Why do you comment on it without even watching?

          • BorisG

            Watched the whole season, so why should I watch it again?

          • Randumo

            Why do you make a comment like that when you know it was better?

          • BorisG

            How do you know when it never even started? They just started brawling immediately and it was pretty fun.

    • FearTheSpear

      So what? we’re not supposed to expect good matches? just be happy with w/e WWE decides to throw at us just because it’s the divas’ division?

      Any real diva fan would want better for the ladies in the division and have high standards for the divas because we know that they are capable of more than what they are being given to work with. So excuse me if we refuse to be pacified.

      • lushiebaby

        But the way most of you think, with your very critical outlook on the division you won’t be satisfied. I see so many comments on here with your complaints that the division gets stale after a while when the same divas are competing week after week. This looks like a good mix up of the divas. Unfortunately it seems as if the match sucked. But beside the point, as a fan you should be glad WWE is switching things up with the divas, and giving us different divas in matches. Give Eva a break, she’s not the only one who is horrible.

        • FearTheSpear

          i will again refer you to the above rebuttal. Not to mention that non-diva fans complain about the title pictures being stale, so we have a right to our opinions, harsh as they may be. On a personal note, i’m not necessarily tired of seeing the same divas. It just seemed, to me, that we were getting the same action in the matches: same moves, same reactions, same outcomes. Lately it has been different in terms of action and sometimes in outcome (i would refer you to Natalya vs. Tamina on last week’s superstars and also this week as well as the ME match with Aksana and Nattie. Even the match on RAW was different even though it had the same outcome).

          As far as giving Eva a break. I gave her nothing but breaks up until now. So I am seriously running out of patience. I will say that I put more of the blame on WWE then I do her. It’s not her fault that she is put into these matches before she is ready, and, unfortunately, I cannot speak to her training because TD does not show that aspect of their lives. And yes I agree she’s not the only one who is horrible, but she is the only one who doesn’t seem to be improving

          • lushiebaby

            I don’t even watch Total Divas to be honest with you. It should honestly just be called Nicole and Brie because everytime I see the show is on and click on to it real quick. It’s always Nicole and Brie with Bryan and Cena. I think it’s a terrible show and it’s only turning wrestling into a reality tv show/pro wrestling/bad girls club type feel. You can clearly see them acting, Natalya is particular I can’t stand on the show because you can clearly hear in her voice that she is acting.

            But on about wrestling. We see the same types of matches and outcomes, usually Natalya beats who ever, whether it’s Aksana, Alicia, Summer, Aj, or Tamina, sometimes we might see Tamina win a match here and there. But other than that it is literally the same outcome.. Then we see the Bellas win every tagteam match. Which is usually some 6 person tag Total divas vs regular divas… and for that short period Aksana would pick up wins, but then those wins would mean nothing.. and we got back to the same losing streaks, and then AJ loses every non title match, but somehow has retained her title for all these months. I was thinking even though Eva Marie sucks, we would finally see a different outcome in a match even though Alicia is usually always jobbing. I miss Kaitlyn, Face Layla, and the Heel Bellas. Who gave the division more dynamics and outcomes. Plus Layla is a better face wrestler because she is put over well as a face and her and Aksana’s matches are always entertaining no matter what the outcome.

          • FearTheSpear

            I’m definitely not going to defend TD. I know I am an avid viewer, and love the series, but I can understand where others wouldn’t like it.

            I could be misunderstanding so correct me if I’m wrong, but it seems to me that you are arguing that matches can be entertaining, although the outcomes are the same, if different dynamics within the match are used. I totally agree with this point and this is what I was arguing. This is what I want to see as diva fan, which is why my expectations are so high. As far as seeing a fresh match up. I can see where people would’ve wanted to see this match. My problem with this match when I saw the spoilers is that Eva Marie has paid no dues to have deserved a victory over a veteran, fabulous athlete and former divas champion, and if eva was a good enough competitor, she wouldn’t have need a win in order to be the star of the match. however, i did want to see this match, if anything, only to see eva’s progress, but from reading comments from those who were there, I have to say that I’m glad they didn’t air it. It would have only embarrassed both the divas involved, the divas division and the company as a whole.

            I have to disagree with with you on bra and panties matches and swimsuit contests though, as I found them degrading, but that’s just me. What I do miss is stipulation matches in the divas division AND mixed tag matches where the men and women would actually fight one another.

          • lushiebaby

            Well, I don’t think Divas see a non title match as big deal whoever wins and loses. Alicia Fox is at the point in her career where I’m pretty much over her. I realize now that she isn’t really going anywhere with her career, so if WWE puts her in a match with Eva Marie I know not to get disappointed at the outcome. I’m just happy that she is being used because she’s still entertaining.

            I think the bra and panties matches, and swimsuit contests were degrading when they had Victoria, or an actual competitive wrestler competing in them. But when Torrie Wilson was out there, you could tell she was enjoying herself. I feel like she did best in those matches along with Stacy. Go back and watch Trish and Lita vs Stacy and Torrie from Invasion. That was a pretty decent match, and Torrie and Stacy were even pretty green to wrestling. I do miss when men and women would fight each other. This PG era blows, although it is getting slightly less PG.

  • Alexander Maruvladori

    I know Im going to get disliked but I just have to say this. Eva Marie fans legitimately make me upset and I deeply disliked them. lol Their the Black she eps of diva fans.

    • Randumo

      I wouldn’t say black sheep. I’d say the diva fans that don’t care about wrestling o_O